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Israel Locks Down as COVID Rates Rise

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

In an official announcement on Monday, Israeli officials chose to lock down the country effective September 18, as Rosh Hashanah kicks off the high holiday season. The lockdown is slated to last at least three weeks when Sukkot is over on October 11. While this lockdown will be looser than last, all non-essential businesses will…

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Israel is Failing at Coronavirus  

in Health & Science

Israel finally reached number one last week, for a quite depressing statistic of leading the world in coronavirus infections per capita. Despite its small size and “impressive” management during the first wave of COVID-19, Israel has averaged almost 200 new cases per day per 1 million people, higher than any other country in the world,…

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HealthTech Companies Filling Gaps to Revolutionize Industry  

in Health & Science

With major gaps in the current health care system, some Israeli companies are steadily working towards using technology to create solutions, bringing attention to the ways technology can be used to fill those gaps. One Israeli startup called StuffThatWorks is a data-based platform that connects patients seeking relief. With over 70% of people “googling” their…

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We Need to Talk About Eilat

in Health & Science/Life, Culture & Sports

I was shocked when I heard the news. Thirty Israelis were said to have waited in line. Israelis aren’t known for waiting in line. Yet this line was different. In this line, allegedly stood some 30 men and boys waiting their turn to rape a 16-year old girl. She was visiting an Eilat hotel with…

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Israelis Want to Support the People of Lebanon

in Health & Science

Tragedy hit the port of Beirut on August 5, 2020, when over 2,700 tons of flammable ammonium nitrate exploded, causing the displacement of 300,000 people, over 5,000 people injured, and 150 fatalities. While Israel and Lebanon haven’t been the friendliest neighbors, the disaster has inspired a sense of transcending borders and a return to humanity.…

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